Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and former independent political consultant on conflict, conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. In March 2013 he established nsnbc as a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
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German Thought Police Arrests Pirate Party Leader for Citing Erdogan Poem

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Police arrested Bruno Kramm, the Chairman of the Berlin branch of Germany’s PIRATE party during a rally at the Turkish embassy. The rally was staged in support of freedom of speech, More...

Vladimir Putin and Benyamin Netanyahu during a previous visit of the Israeli PM to Moscow. Photo courtesy Mikhail Metzel, TASS
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Russia, Israel and the Syrian Golan: A Litmus Test for Russia as Security Council Member

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Moscow on April 21. Netanyahu reiterated last week that Israel plans to permanently annex the Syrian Golan Heights from where it, over More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Landing of Chinese Military Plane on Spratly Island Concerns South China Sea Neighbors

Christof Lehmann  (nsnbc) : A Chinese military aircraft made the first “official” landing on the disputed Spratly Island in the South China Sea. China’s territorial claims within what it designates More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Egypt Joins Mediterranean Nuclear Russian Roulette Club

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In January Egypt began the construction of its nuclear power plant in Dabaa built by Russia’s Rosatom. Experts warned since the discovery of a new fault line that a devastating More...

By Christof Lehmann On Monday, April 18th, 2016

Egypt to Inspect Security at Ataturk Airport – Turkish Airlines Implicated in Arms Trafficking

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Egyptian experts will inspect security at Istanbul Ataturk Airport in May as a measure of “reciprocity” with regard to Turkish inspections of security at Egyptian airports More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, April 15th, 2016

New Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Rocked Japan’s Kyushu Island

 Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked Japan’s Kyushu island in southern Japan after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck on Thursday. Both were the strongest quakes that rattled Japan More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, April 15th, 2016

Japan Rattled by Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake near Sendai and Genkai Nuclear Plants

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : At least nine were killed and more than 850 were injured when a magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattled Japan. The epicenter of the most powerful quake since the 2011 quake that flooded Japan’s More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, April 15th, 2016

Putin “expects” Japanese – Russian Compromize about the South Kuril Islands “some day”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his annual public Q&A session that he expects a Japanese – Russian compromise about the “South Kuril Islands” and that More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, April 8th, 2016

The Panama Papers Unplugged

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : International State and corporate media are engaged in a mudslinging contest after the revelations about the so-called Panama Papers. The irony is, that corporate greed may have caused More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, April 8th, 2016

Charges Against Undersec of Egypt’s Press Syndicate Dropped – A Minor Victory for a Troubled Press

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Charges against the undersecretary of Egypt’s Press Syndicate, Khaled el-Balshy, for “sedition” have been withdrawn, reports the union. The initiative to drop the charges More...